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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAhlia egmontis (Jordan, 1884) 
AphiaID: 158595

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPisces (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorActinopterygii (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilliformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphichthidae (Family) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMyrophinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAhlia (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAhlia Jordan & Davis, 1891
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptocephalus crenatus Strömman, 1896
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptocephalus hexastigma Regan, 1916
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptocephalus humilis Strömman, 1896
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyrophis egmontis Jordan, 1884
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyrophis macrophthalmus Parr, 1930
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyrophis microps Parr, 1930
Sources  basis of record Fishbase, available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkey worm eel  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortieso de cayo  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (11 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (24 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo FishBase 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (10 nucleotides; 8 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Grand Bank to Brazil [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Inhabits seagrass beds from bays and mangroves to offshore reefs. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat benthic [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction Adults move to open sea to spawn [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:158595
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-05-26 07:43:32Z  created  Cuvelier, Daphne
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Ahlia egmontis (Jordan, 1884). In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2014) FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=158595 on 2014-10-21
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